Group By in Project backlog
Work items can be grouped using the Group By option in the Project Backlog.
Sorted user names in filters
User names appear in alphabetical order in the filters.
New Swim Lane
Introduced a Swim Lane called 'All Sprints'.
Improvised Cumulative Flow report
The number of work items in your To Do list will not be altered unless a work item has been added or deleted. It will always show the number of work items that have passed through it.
Deleted projects will be available in the Recycle Bin and can be restored within 15 days
Increased estimation points
Estimation points have been increased to 20.
Enhanced Item import
Items can be imported along with their status.
We have added a custom date filter to Jenkins Build Details.
Mark default fields as mandatory
You can now mark the default fields as mandatory in the Custom Layouts page.
Option to retain status while moving work items
Item status can be retained when they are moved from one active sprint to another.
Modules on the left side tab of the projects page can be rearranged and accessed based on your preferences.
Roles and Profiles
Define roles and profiles to your users and authorise their actions within the team.
We have introduced the following three swimlanes:
Displaying full hierarchy
The full hierarchy of a work item along with its subitems will be displayed on the Backlog and on the Board.
Sprint Process Time Report
This report calculates and displays the average time taken to complete the work items in a specific period of time.
Clone Sprints and Epics
You can now select sprints and epics from existing project templates.
You can now club users/profiles/roles together in respective groups.
You can now chat with the other members of your team using the Chatlet feature.
Plan and organize your project release across different stages using release management.
Target continuous integration/continuous deployment by managing your build actions and tracking your build reports from Zoho Sprints.
Default date range
You can now create custom views based on a default date range.
You can track the total number of work items across statuses assigned to each member in the sprint using the user swimlane.
Enhanced MS Team integration
MS Team users can now navigate to their teams directly from Zoho Sprints. This integration is now available across domains.
Attach files from work drive
The cloud picker in Zoho Sprints now allows you to attach your documents and other files from your Zoho Workdrive.
Domain support for Desk integration
Zoho Desk integration is now available in the EU region.
Linking work items
You can link a maximum of up to 10 work items for the 'Depends on' link type and 100 work items to the other link types in Zoho Sprints.
Import from JIRA
During the import, you can assign the issue ID of JIRA to the work item ID in Zoho Sprints.
Estimation points against each user
You can now view the total estimation points against each user both in your backlog and completed sprints.
Item process time report
The all-new item process item report will track the duration of the work items across each status in your sprint.
Epic progress by points and items
Track the progress of your epic either by estimation points or work items. You can also hover over the progress percentage to view the total and completed points or work items.
Link work items
Link relevant work items and manage your work effectively. You can work with default link types or create your own link types.
The search in the backlog was broken when the search result was empty. This issue was fixed.
Zoho Projects integration
The much-awaited Zoho Sprints and Zoho Projects integration is live now. You can now map projects, sync work items, log hours, users, and manage your team in both the applications.
User summary enhancement
You can view the user summary report either by total estimation points or the work items assigned to each user in the sprint.
Log hours in default view
We have now enhanced the Default View by adding log hours as a separate section. You can view the hours logged for all the work items in your team and also start the timer right away.
You can now configure either your GitLab. com or 'Self-managed' GitLab account with Zoho Sprints. Copy and paste the URL and AccessToken to enable configuration.
Issue project in GitLab and Bitbucket
We have now added the 'Sync only Bugs' option to our GitLab and Bitbucket integrations. While associating projects to your repository, you can now enable this option to sync all the upcoming issues in your repository to a particular project in Zoho Sprints.
Tags help you group the work items based on a particular category.
Customize tabs in item details
You can now customize the tabs in your work item details page. Toggle to select the required tabs and save the view.
Cloning project template
There was an issue while cloning the project template. This issue has been resolved now.
Custom fields issue
The boolean and radio buttons in custom fields were not working. This issue has been resolved now.
You can now export reports using our all-new 'Copy and Paste' functionality.
Work item checklist
Prepare a to-do-list for your work items using checklists and get things done easily.
Work in progress limit
Set maximum and minimum WIP (Work In Progress) limit for each status on your board.
We have now enhanced the epics module by introducing a quick option to archive epics.
Sort option in Backlog
We have now added priority in the project backlog sort option. You can sort the work items based on its priority level.
GitHub app integration
We have added Zoho Sprints app in the GitHub marketplace. You can directly install the app and integrate your Zoho Sprints team and associate projects from GitHub
Users were not able to map the estimation points and duration while importing the work items. This issue has been resolved now.
MS Teams integrations
You can now integrate Zoho Sprints with Microsoft Teams and manage work items across your board and backlog right in the Teams platform.
Actual vs Planned
Are you ahead or behind your plan? You can view the planned and actual time taken to complete the work items across your sprints.
There was an error while calculating the duration of the hours logged in the Actual vs Planned timesheet report. This issue has been resolved.
Webhook was not triggered when the user tried to log hours via timer stop. This issue has been resolved.
An exception error was thrown when the user tried to clone the template without upcoming sprints. This issue has been resolved now.
Zoho Desk integration
Integrate your Zoho Sprints account with Zoho Desk, add your tickets as work items, and manage your ticket details from Zoho Sprints.
Google apps integration
Integrate your Zoho Sprints account with Google Apps, add work items to Google tasks and calendar. You can also sync the scrum meetings to your Google calendar.
Timesheet Grid view
We have enhanced our timesheet modules by introducing the Grid view. You can now track the hours logged by the members on a weekly, monthly, yearly, quarterly, and daily basis.
Quick search in Epic
We have now enabled the quick search option while associating work items in the Epics module.
Admin can now edit and delete the comments for the work item.
There was an issue while exporting the work items in the backlog. This issue has been resolved.
You can associate a parent item as a subitem to the work items in your backlog, active, and upcoming sprints.
Epic support in JIRA Import
You can now import epics from your Zoho Sprints team to your JIRA portal.
Work item reminders
Set reminders for your work items and receive notifications promptly.
Subitem toggle in global view
We have now added the subitem toggle to the Global view section. You can now turn on or off the subitem field and save the view.
Filter issue while exporting work items
While exporting the work items from Global view, the status type filter criterion was not working. This issue is now fixed.
Export release notes
There was an issue while exporting the release notes. This issue is now fixed.
You can now create work items, sprints, add log hours, and meetings at one place using our all-new Global Add feature.
We now integrate with GitLab. You can now attach commits and pull requests directly from the work item details page.
Strict scrum settings
We support strict scrum. Your team can either choose to follow a standard or strict scrum process.
Add the Status Type as one of the criteria while creating a custom view.
Sort option in backlog
You can sort the work items in your project backlog based on criteria.
Linking of sprints in Epics module
Based on customer request, we have now linked all the sprints in our Epics module. You can directly navigate to the sprint dashboard in a click.
Fetching work items in Epics
While scrolling through the epics, users couldn't fetch the work items. This issue is now fixed.
Integrate Zoho Sprints with Bitbucket and manage your repositories, add quick commits, and pull requests at a single place.
We have configured two new swimlanes on our board: User and Epic swimlane.
We have now increased the character length of the description field in our Epics module to 15000 characters.
We have added a new parameter value "LogTime" in our webhooks section.
Our Global Timer has the option to view hours logged by other users across projects.
All the portals (i.e. Teams) integrated with MS Office 365 account encountered an error while adding subitems. This issue has been resolved.
Customize your agile journey
Customization makes your work simple. Zoho Sprints now offers a bunch of new features that customize your agile journey.